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Bandsman and woman at the carnival

Bandsman and woman at the carnival Hatherleigh, 7 November 1973 More like this

Amos Oke, retired farmer, on his son's...

Amos Oke, retired farmer, on his son's... Deckport Farm,..., June 1977 More like this

Beech stump at Spittle

Beech stump at Spittle Chulmleigh, October 1988 More like this

Baby Show at Chulmleigh Church Fete

Baby Show at Chulmleigh Church Fete Rectory, Chulmleigh, 5 July 1975 More like this

Baptist Chapel with life size portrait...

Baptist Chapel with life size portrait... Baptist Chapel,..., 6 June 1977 More like this

Early morning, Roborough

Early morning, Roborough Roborough, June 1981 More like this

Dr Richard Westcott visiting a patient

Dr Richard Westcott visiting a patient South Molton Cottage Hospital, September 1984 More like this

Buddle Lane

Buddle Lane Hatherleigh, May 1976 More like this

Faith Supper, Monkokehampton Methodist...

Faith Supper, Monkokehampton Methodist... Monkokehampton..., December 1978 More like this

George Ellis, blacksmith, in the forge...

George Ellis, blacksmith, in the forge... Bridge Reeve,..., March 1976 More like this

James Ravilious, photographer of rural life © Beaford Archive

Image of James Ravilious
by Alan Winn.

The Beaford Archive

Photographs by James Ravilious from 1972 - 1989

WELCOME. Towards the end of the last century, James Ravilious created an "endless tapestry" of life in rural north Devon. This site holds digital scans of the 1,700 negatives which he regarded as his finest work.

High quality prints of the images on this website can be purchased online, please see individual images for details.

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